Google took down 7500 Youtube channels involved in Coordinated influence operations.

Google took down more than 7,500 YouTube channels in Q1 2023 as part of its investigation into coordinated influence operations and terminated 6,285 YouTube channels and 52 Blogger blogs alone linked to China.

These channels and blogs mostly uploaded spammy content in Chinese about music.

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) said it also terminated 40 YouTube channels.